11:47 AM Apr 15, 2020 EDT

Milton business owner brings cycling, coffee, local craft beer together at Whitetail Bicycles

Owner Shaune Huysamen said he always wanted to open a coffee shop, but he never found the right place to do it. After seeing the building for lease at 770 Mid Broadwell Road, Milton—which now houses his bicycle shop that also serves coffee and local craft beer—he immediately knew it was the perfect spot, he said.


New golf, entertainment concept coming to The Maxwell development in downtown Alpharetta this year

Located at 240 S. Main St., Alpharetta, Fairway Social is expected to open this fall.


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New CDC face mask precautions cause Fulton County Schools to reduce meal distribution for week of April 13

Due to new CDC recommendations for all essential employees to wear face masks at work—and the lack of available face masks—FCS officials can only distribute meals April 15 instead of three days this week.


Here's how you can make your own face mask at home

Officials recommended individuals wear cloth face coverings when in public even when they are not exhibiting symptoms of the coronavirus.


Regional project to widen McGinnis Ferry Road in design phase

The cities of Alpharetta and Johns Creek, Forsyth County and the Georgia Department of Transportation are partnering on this project.




DATA: See the case numbers in Georgia, Fulton County since coronvirus broke out March 2

Coronavirus case counts have increased at a rapid pace in Georgia, totaling more than 10,000 cases just 38 days after the first two cases were discovered.


North Fulton Community Charities sees 321% increase in requests for help following COVID-19 outbreak

As more businesses are closing and furloughing or laying off employees, NFCC officials are seeing significant increases in requests for assistance.


Design completed on Windward Parkway eastbound, westbound widening projects

The city of Alpharetta is working on a project to widen lanes on Windward Parkway going eastbound and westbound near Georgia 400.


Milton's Olde Blind Dog Irish Pub offers grocery market for furloughed employees; switches to takeout, curbside for food, alcohol

The restaurant is now offering a grocery market for its furloughed employees due to the COVID-19 pandemic.



Gov. Brian Kemp extends shelter-in-place order through April 30

The statewide shelter-in-place order was originally set to end at 11:59 p.m. April 13, but it has been extended to April 30.


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Here are four recent coronavirus stories from Community Impact Newspaper's coverage of the Alpharetta area.


Sidewalk construction on Morrison Parkway scheduled for May completion

Sidewalk construction is underway on Morrison Parkway in Alpharetta.


Alpharetta resident forms COVID Covers group to make face masks for local health care professionals

Shortly after COVID-19 broke out in Georgia, Alpharetta resident Angela Trettenero started the COVID Covers Facebook group—dedicated to helping home seamstresses connect with each other and with local health care workers in need of face masks.



Wellstar Health System leverages telemedicine, coronavirus virtual assessment tool during pandemic

While the coronavirus pandemic sweeps across Georgia, Wellstar Health System is taking measures to implement more virtual health tools to keep nonemergency visits at home.


Construction on Big Creek Greenway extension to Forsyth County's trail system now underway

A project to extend the Big Creek Greenway trail system to connect it to Forsyth County's trails is underway in the city of Alpharetta.


Alpharetta City Council discusses preliminary budget, bond impacts due to COVID-19

Financial impacts due to the COVID-19 outbreak are beginning to be discussed by Alpharetta City Council members.


Charlotte Drive extension in Milton to wrap up this spring

The city of Milton's project to extend Charlotte Drive from Mayfield Road to Birmingham Highway is on track to finish up this spring.



The Barre Code of Alpharetta closes doors 2 months after opening, adapts through virtual workouts

The Barre Code in Alpharetta switched to virtual workouts while the physical studio is closed due to the coronavirus outbreak.


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Fulton County Schools moves forward with remote learning plan, graduation despite school closure for rest of the year

Despite the closure of all K-12 public schools for the rest of the school year, Fulton County Schools is continuing with the remote learning plan and did not cancel graduation.


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